fonts

A Beginners introduction to Unicode

In the early days of computers, text was stored in a simple way. Usually, one byte was used per character giving you the ability...
Sam Howard
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Can Apple redefine the Underline?

Particularly observant Safari users may have noticed something different after upgrading to OS X Yosemite. In case you still can’t spot it, the underline...
Sam Howard
1 min read

Font Scaling look wrong on Android? This might be…

I spend a lot of time working with fonts in our PDF to HTML5 Converter and have found that the set up for rendering...
Sam Howard
1 min read

Top 4 problems in PDF CFF Fonts (and we…

  One of the most common of the many font formats PDFs support is the Compact Font Format (CFF, also known as Type 2)...
Sam Howard
1 min read

3 Reasons why we don’t convert Type 1 glyphs…

As we’ve discussed before, PDF files can contain a whole bunch of different fonts, but in the end most of them come down to two...
Sam Howard
1 min read